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Active ingredients: metoclopramide
What it is used for
INDICATIONS AS AT 18 DECEMBER 2001: As an adjunct to x-ray examination of the stomach and duodenum. To assist in intestinal intubation. To control nausea and vomiting associated with the following conditions: intolerance to essential drugs possessing emetic properties (such as cytotoxic agents); uraemia, radiation sickness, malignant disease, post-operative vomiting, labour, infectious diseases. There is no clear benefit in motion sickness or other labyrinth disturbances. Metoclopramide has been found useful in the management of gastric retention after gastric surgery; of diabetic gastroparesis of mild to moderate severity. Once control of diabetes is established by diet and/or insulin, use of metoclopramide should be discontinued.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
7 mm white normal convex tablet marked ME/10, G on reverse
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient metoclopramide
This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.
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Reporting side effects
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You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems